Khagendra Thapa Magar
|Khagendra Thapa Magar|
Khágendra Thapa Magar and Franz Müllner, winner of the 2005 Germany's Strongest Man contest (photo 2011)
14 October 1992 |
Baglung District, Nepal
|Known for||Formerly being the world's shortest living man|
Khagendra Thapa Magar (Nepali: खगेन्द्र थापामगर) (born 14 October 1992), son of Rup Bahadur and Dhana Maya Thapa Magar, was the shortest man in the world, measuring 0.67 m (2 ft 2 in). Formerly the shortest teenager in the world, Magar took the title of shortest man from Edward Niño Hernández when he turned 18 on 14 October 2010. Magar is a primordial dwarf. He lost the title of "World's Shortest Man" on 13 June 2011, to Junrey Balawing of the Philippines.
Born on 18 Asoj 2049 in the Nepali calendar, or 14 October 1992, He is from the Baglung District of Nepal and is dubbed as a "little Buddha" by the villagers. Just 600 grams (21 oz) at birth, he weighs 5.5 kilograms (12 lb; 0.87 st).
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